up at 5:30
Work for 6:30 to get changed
6:45 - handover.
7:00 - shift begins
19:30 - shift ends, 40 patients later, average of 4/5 admits and discharges and once every now and again one of them dies which is really inconviniant.
19:40 - leave work.
20:00 - arive at work 2
serve drunk people alcohol. every now and again some of these have fights or take drungs and try and die. this is just plain inconsiderit!
01:30 - work 2 ends
02:00 - sleep
06:00 - awake and drive to job 3
08:00 - job 3 starts
sell people mobile phones
17:30 stop selling mobile phones
18:30 - get home and eat and get changed very quickly
19:00 back at the hospital for another 12 and a half hour nightshift - i hope nobody dies
last year this was my average weekend
- thanks for paying us feck all for working 40-50 hours a week as a student nurse!
oh and my longest shift was 19.5 hours... started at 7:00 on a double shift E/L and was due to finish at 21:30 (15.5 hours later)... at 20:40 a patient had a cardiac arrest and we had 5 admits waiting and 2 discharges. by the time I finished my paper work and stuff it was 1am ish... i was back in 5 or so hours later so I just went to sleep in the day room! thank god I love my job lol
Tex mate, what do you do? lol